Arts Council Tokyo Traditional Culture Program /
Approaching Tokyo Tradition

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Traditional culture experience program for foreign visitorsEngei in
Edo-Tokyo Museum

Experience traditional arts from the Edo era in a museum

Participants can experience techniques used in a variety of performances (“kyokugei”traditional acrobatics, “kamikiri” paper cutting, and “wazuma” traditional Japanese magic) which are still popular at vaudeville shows today, with demonstrations by professional people. It also includes experience of the skillful techniques used in the auspicious art of umbrella rotating, paper craft in which simple shapes are created using only paper and scissors, and magic which has been performed since the Edo era.

Every Saturday from April 8, 2017 to September 30, 2017
Wazuma: July 8, August 26, September 9, September 23
Kamikiri: July 22, August 12, September 16
Kyokugei: July 1, July 15, July 29, August 5, August 19, September 2, September 30
12:30~13:00 / 14:00~14:30 / 16:00~16:30
Edo-Tokyo Museum 5F Permanent exhibition area
1-4-1 Yokoami, Sumida-ku, Tokyo 130-0015
Advance application not required
※Admission fee is charged for permanent exhibition.
Organized by
Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
Supported by and in cooperation with
Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Supported by

* The program contents may be subject to change.